Tag: games

Wondermind

The Tate has created a wonderfully creative website called Wondermind. It’s about the human mind and all the weird and amazing stuff that is going on inside it. It also about the exhibition of Alice in Wonderland art on display

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Cracker

Just down the road from the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum has a little game called ‘Cracker’: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/cracker.aspx

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Beer Games

Here are some games from the Black Sheep Brewery Website to keep you amused, but don’t play them at work or you’ll be feeling quite sheepish… http://www.blacksheepbrewery.com/fun-stuff/

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Tiddlywinks

The Freshers’ Fayre has been in full swing and many students have taken part in our ‘Tiddlywink Olympics’ at the Library stand. In the highjump section, one student managed to shoot a wink over a staggering nine copies of The

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A Google a Day

Here’s a daily quiz to test your Google search skills. It’s using something called Deja Google; a separate engine that searches the internet as it existed before the question was posed to prevent you from seeing someone’s posted answer. http://agoogleaday.com

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Phylo

Phylo looks like a fun, if slightly complicated puzzle game. It’s actually a framework for harnessing the computing power of mankind to solve a common problem — Multiple Sequence Alignments. So there! By playing it you’re helping scientists  infer shared

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A New Way to Catch Pirates

Here is an interesting way of dealing with copyright theft: http://www.gamepron.com/news/2011/04/12/garrys-mod-catches-pirates-the-fun-way/ Thanks to L for suggesting.

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Trolley Dash

This is aimed at kids (and I’m reliably informed is well loved in some schools).  But it’s surprisingly hard: http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/fun-with-english/trolley-dash And a great test of memory not to mention English language training for those who might find it helpful.

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To Lie or Not to Lie

Here’s an interesting game from the Open University allowing you to think about your responses to various scenarios: http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/lie-or-not-lie

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Book of the Dead Game

Here is a game from the British Museum website to go with their very interesting Book of the Dead exhibition: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/all_current_exhibitions/book_of_the_dead/puzzle_game.aspx

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